This New Malware Family Using CLFS Log Files to Avoid Detection

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new malware family that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files in an attempt to evade detection mechanisms. FireEye’s Mandiant Advanced Practices team, which made the discovery, dubbed the malware PRIVATELOG, and its installer, STASHLOG. Specifics about the…

New BrakTooth Flaws Leave Millions of Bluetooth-enabled Devices Vulnerable

A set of new security vulnerabilities has been disclosed in commercial Bluetooth stacks that could enable an adversary to execute arbitrary code and, worse, crash the devices via denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Collectively dubbed “BrakTooth” (referring to the Norwegian word “Brak” which translates to “crash”), the 16 security weaknesses span across 13 Bluetooth chipsets from 11…

Online learning platform Class 101 bags $26M Series B to support growth – TechCrunch

Everything is switching from offline to online mode, spurred by the pandemic, and that also has turned around things for the creative economy. Creative professionals continue to look for ways to monetize their talents and knowledge through online education platforms like Class 101 that bring stable incomes and improve opportunities. Class 101, a Seoul-based online…